Bliss, Seth a Congregational minister, was born at Springfield, Mass., April 23, 1793. He studied theology one year with Rev. Dr. Osgood of Springfield, and then entered the Andover Theological Seminary; and subsequently finished his course in the Yale Theological Seminary, in 1825. He served as pastor in Jewett City, Conn., from June 15, 1825, until April 23, 1832. During the next twenty-six years he was general agent and secretary of the American Tract Society at Boston, Mass. From 1858 to 1870 he resided in New York city without charge, and thereafter in Berlin,. Conn. He died April 8, 1879. He published Letters to the Members and Patrons of the American Tract Society (Boston, 1858). See Cong. Year-book, 1880, p. 12.